Police officer charged, Road Policing Command

A 52-year-old male senior constable from Road Policing Command has been issued with a Notice to Appear for nine counts of computer hacking, Queensland Police say.

The officer was the subject of an investigation that he conducted unauthorised searches on Queensland Police Service information systems not connected with official duties.

The officer has been issued with a Notice to Appear for nine counts of Computer Hacking, section 408E of the Criminal Code and is to appear before the Brisbane Magistrates Court on January 30, 2019.

This matter will be subject to further consideration within the QPS disciplinary system.

In keeping with our commitment to high standards of behaviour, transparency and accountability, we have undertaken to inform the public when an officer faces serious allegations of misconduct.

This does not mean that the allegations against the officer have been substantiated.

Information about the Queensland Police Service Integrity framework can be found at:

https://www.police.qld.gov.au/corporatedocs/reportsPublications/other/Documents/QPS-ESC-Integrity-Framework.pdf

Information about compliments and complaints can be found at:

https://www.police.qld.gov.au/online/ComplimentsandComplaints.htm

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